Average Late-Career Senior Accountant with General Ledger Accounting Skills Salary in Los Angeles, California

$70,522
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$2,500
Bonus
$2,844
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The average salary for a Late-Career Senior Accountant with General Ledger Accounting skills in Los Angeles, California is $70,522.
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$54k
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$71k
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$91k
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$54k - $91k
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$1k - $7k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
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$54k - $93k
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Job Description for Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant Tasks
  • Maintain records of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.
  • Investigate budget and variance issues.
  • Analyze financial data in order to prepare financial reports and prepare budget forecasts.
  • Maintain general ledger as needed.
  • Generate and interpret financial records and statements for management.

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Popular Skills for Senior Accountant

Skills in Financial Reporting and Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Payable and Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Accountant

An early career Senior Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $71,648 based on 49 salaries. A mid-career Senior Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,360 based on 91 salaries. An experienced Senior Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,169 based on 60 salaries.
Employees with Senior Accountant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 14.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (12.7% more) and Chicago, Illinois (6.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (4.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 200 survey responses.
Early Career
24.5%
Mid Career
45.5%
Experienced
30.0%